Made To Play/Southern Fried


Every once in a while a new producer just smashes their way through into the big time. That's what's happening with Riva Starr's neak-in-and-blow-the-place-up approach. A talent whose music works for the kids as well as the European elitists, Riva seems to have burst onto the scene fully formed, and injected a shot of adrenalin directly into our ear canals.

Having already released EP’s on both Made to Play and sister label Front Room the ‘If Life Gives you Lemons, Make Lemonade’ EP serves as a tantalizing prequel to his debut artist album out later this year.

Luring us toward the goods like a veteran gypsy stealing your wallet, this spicy concoction of Balkan beats rubbing elbows with the best elements of tech house weaves an intoxicating spell to say the least. Definitely in keeping with the cheeky spirit of “Black Cat White Cat” the cult film set on the Danube to which the B side nods to, this is booty shaking dance floor crack that you’ll find yourself begging, stealing and borrowing to get your next fix of.

With an A Side featuring those genius ‘did someone say they wanted us to take our clothes off’ French maestros Nôze (Circus Company/Get Physical), this EP is also basically so much fun it should be illegal.

Made to Play continues to showcase strains of house music that haven’t even been invented yet. Prepare for immediate Riva Starr infection and watch this space for his debut artist album on Made to Play arriving hot on the heels of this EP in January 2010.


Riva Starr
Riva Goes OZ Mix


01. Renaissance Man - What Is Guru (Rivastarr Rmx)
02. Underworld - Boyboyboy (Switch Rmx)
03. Riva Starr vs. Jesse Rose - Clap Clap Clap (Special Mixcloud Bangin Version)
04. Kc Flight - Voices (Riva Starr Rmx)
05. John Dalback - Sting
06. Santos - The Echobox
07. Malente - I Like It (Riva Starr Rmx)
08. Herbert - Moving Like A Train (Smith And Hack Rmx)
09. Livio & Roby - Grand Final
10. Santos - Camels

End Of Mix

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